Ladies in Retirement
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Performance history in South Africa
1942: Produced by Mary Holder for the Combined Dramatic Societies of Cape Town in the Little Theatre, with Margot Lassner (Ellen Creed), Violet Dunlop (Emily Creed), Estelle de Villiers, Minna Millsten (Leonora Fiske), Basil Warner (Albert), Pera Miller and Nell Angles.
1945: Produced by Margaret Inglis for the Munro-Inglis Company, with Nan Munro, Margaret Inglis, Taubie Kushlick, Frank Douglass, Virginia Pilkington, Freda Gray, Jill Shepley at the Standard Theatre. Sets designed by Len Grossett.
1947: Presented by the Brian Brooke Company, produced by Will Jamieson, first at the Muizenberg Pavilion and in March at the Hofmeyr Hall, with Petrina Fry, Dorothea Gibson, Don Howie, Brigid Gibbings and others.
1965: Staged by Brickhill-Burke Productions, directed by Joan Brickhill and Louis Burke, with Annabel Linder (Lucy), Marjorie Gordon (Leonora Fiske), Edna Jacobson (Ellen Creed), James White (Albert Feather), Patricia Sanders (Louisa Creed), Ann Rudnick (Emily Creed) and Margery Dickie-Clark (Sister Theresa). Decor by Elizabeth Macleish and costumes by Joan Brickhill.
1965: Presented by University Theatre Stellenbosch.
Trek, 22 May 1942, 18.
South African Opinion, 2(4):23, 1945; 4(2):20, 1947.
Brooke 1978. 157-8, 162-164.
Tucker, 1997. 20, 26.
Brickhill-Burke theatre programme (undated).
UTS theatre pamphlet
Performing Arts, HSRC, 1972.
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